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Category: Executive Update

Executive Update: November 1, 2020

Important Dates: Nov. 2: ACTE T&I Education Awards deadline Nov. 8-14: National Apprenticeship Week Nov. 15: SkillsUSA Membership Deadline for all benefits Nov. 30–Dec. 4: ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference (Virtual) Dec. 7-8: SkillsUSA Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual) Make the Most of Member Benefits: Register by Nov. 15 Becoming a professional member of SkillsUSA is…
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Executive Update: October 15, 2020

SkillsUSA Game Show Are your members looking for a fun social activity this month? We’ve got you covered! Have your students gather with other SkillsUSA members from across the country for a night of fun, socializing and trivia, all part of the SkillsUSA Game Show! The next SkillsUSA Game Show will take place on Thursday,…
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Executive Update: October 1, 2020

Chapter of Distinction Mega Prize Event  The Chapter of Distinction Mega Prize Event was held virtually on Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. EDT. This year’s lineup included over 25 Mega prize packages and door prizes! To watch the event video, see below: Congratulations to the winners! New CHANNELLOCK Giveaway Winners Congratulations to state SkillsUSA directors Jackie…
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Executive Update: September 15, 2020

Carhartt’s “Every Day is Labor Day” Online Event Raises More Than $300,000 for SkillsUSA! We are thrilled to announce that SkillsUSA received a total of $316,509 from Carhartt as a result of their “Every Day is Labor Day” online event on Labor Day, Sept. 7. As part of the event, all online sales of Carhartt clothing…
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Executive Update: September 1, 2020

Help Carhartt Fund the Future of Work … and SkillsUSA For Carhartt, every day is labor day. SkillsUSA agrees. That’s why Carhartt, one of our longstanding partners, has generously agreed to support SkillsUSA’s mission during their “Every Day is Labor Day” event on … you guessed it … Labor Day, Sept. 7. From 7 a.m.…
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Executive Update: August 15, 2020

Registration Opens — Enjoy the Benefits of Professional Membership The SkillsUSA registration site is officially open for the new school year. If you or any chapter advisors need assistance with SkillsUSA membership or registration, hotline operators are ready to answer questions about starting a new chapter, ways to engage chapter members or strategies to strengthen…
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Executive Update: August 1, 2020

Share Your “Essential Skills, Essential Workers” Thank-You Messages Since June, SkillsUSA’s “Essential Skills, Essential Workers” social media campaign has highlighted SkillsUSA members who have worked during the pandemic to help keep our nation moving in the fight against COVID-19. While our healthcare workers deservedly take center stage in this effort, areas like culinary arts, welding,…
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Executive Update: July 15, 2020

New Theme for 2020-21 Announced The SkillsUSA theme for the 2020-21 school year is: SkillsUSA: Champions at Work, Empowered to Succeed The topic to be addressed by contestants in the 2021 SkillsUSA Chapter Display, Prepared Speech and Promotional Bulletin Board competitions is our theme, “SkillsUSA: Champions at Work, Empowered to Succeed.” As you prepare summer…
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Executive Update: July 1, 2020

NLSC Virtual Recognition Session Videos Available SkillsUSA recognized key supporters and leaders on June 26 during the 2020 National Leadership and Skills Conference Virtual Recognition Sessions. There were three 30-minute segments at 3, 5 and 7 p.m. EDT to recognize the Pin and T-shirt Design Challenge winners, awards for Advisor of the Year, Outstanding Educator,…
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Executive Update: June 15, 2020

Important Dates June 26: NLSC 2020 Virtual Recognition Sessions at 3, 5, and 7 p.m. EDT Follow-Up to SkillsUSA’s Official Statement From SkillsUSA Executive Director Chelle Travis on Our Commitment to Our Members Dear SkillsUSA members and supporters, On June 4, I delivered an official statement reflecting SkillsUSA’s position on longstanding racial inequities and injustice…
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